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War action near the Red River... Death of Commodore Porter...
Item # 681611
May 02, 1864
NEW YORK HERALD, May 2, 1864 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Steele's Column" "The Advance of the Army of Arkansas Towards the Red River" "The Rebels Driven from Elkin's Ferry and Prairie de Anna" "Price and Marmaduke's Forces Outfought & Outrun" "Interesting Virginia News" and more.
Page 4 has the: "Obituary - Commodore William David Porter, United States Navy" which takes half a column.